One of Kitmeout’s favourite brands has a touch of bother with Her Majesty’s R&C! Fashion designer Dame Vivienne Westwood has agreed to pay almost £350,000 in tax to HM Revenue & Customs for underestimating the value of her own brand. Vivienne Westwood Italy’s legal and corporate affairs director, Giorgio Ravasio, said the original 2002 licensing […]
Queen Kawakubo pulls no punches… Since she launched her Comme des Garçons (French for “like the boys”) fashion brand 41 years ago, Rei Kawakubo has always played by her own rules. Fascinated by challenging conventional standards of beauty, she’s reconstructed “hybrid” clothes, sewn the left half of a jacket onto the right half of a […]
UNIQLO will introduce its All-Product Recycling Initiative at its stores in the US, UK and France starting September 1, 2011. UNIQLO began its Fleece Recycling Campaign in Japan in September 2001 as part of its corporate social responsibility activities. In 2006, the project was expanded to include all UNIQLO products and titled the All-Product Recycling […]
Here’s one of our best sellers. Great Burberry Jacket well worth a butchers: Burberry pull-over jacket Burberry mens navy, printed grey/white stripe, regular fit hooded jacket Half zip front, large flap pocket with hidden zip closure Hood with tie, additional sleeve pocket Adjustable toggle bottom, elasticated sleeve cuffs Classic beige check woven tab on side […]
No Doubt it’s something of a cliche and I’m sure Sting (The PoliceFrontMan) would have a chuckle at the title. Neverthless, worth a butchers. British label Ben Sherman tracked down exemplary specimens of their fellow countrymen scattered around New York, of which have been collected and presented here in a short film. Another thought, what […]
Here the two Mersey giants go head-2-head with their 2012 home kits. Everton FC sporting their classify Le Coq Sportif kit which has a strong retro look versus a more contemporary looking Liverpool kit designed by adidas. Do you really think I’m going to pick a winner out of these two? You’ve got to be […]
A sneaker project from ellesse heritage involving five of Europes leading retailers. Ellesse was founded by Leonardo Servadio in Perugia in 1959. The name Ellesse derives from the initials of Servadio’s name, “L.S.” Ellesse grew in popularity during the 1970s as a producer of skiwear such as quilted jackets and ski pants. In 1979, Ellesse’s […]
Autumn 2011 brings a collection inspired by the Great British outdoorsmen of the 1950s, with particular reference to the challengers of the World Water Speed Records; a prestigious title that was intermittently but vehemently contested on Coniston Water by the more eccentrically epicurean gentlemen of the 1900s. The collection draws upon the functional utility of […]
We all know Sugar Cane Co as the original eco-brand from Japan. The brand is synonymous is classic style and innovative materials. Here we get a butchers at a unique combo of Sugar Cane Pants and Waistcoat vest. Sugar Cane SC40942 covert engineer pants, grey black cotton heather, vintage cut loose fit workwear covert engineer […]
Premium Shell Cordovan leather shoes come from the finest raw materials. Watch a video about Allen Edmonds’ partnership with Horween and the Shell Cordovan manufacturing process.
Sporting a pair of Armani patent leather sneakers, Armani jeans and a polo shirt, Nadal described his style as. “Jeans, polo shirts and jackets — that’s normally how I dress,” he said. “Now that I’m working with Armani it is a new experience. It’s a different world that is very positive for me. I enjoy […]
So Dirk Bikkemberg is staking claim to the first ever Designer Football Boots. No doubt, a controversial claim but the designer is certainly within his rights to make it. We at Kitmeout are major admirers of the Bikkemberg brand so give the claim our vote of confidence! Take a butchers…
I suppose all the Londoners here are going to nod their heads and shoot a wink to New York, Paris and Milan. “London fashion now has an explosion of internationally bought talent, an array of serious businesses, is a significant contributor to national exports, and is bolstering UK manufacturing into the bargain. Ten years ago, […]
Abercrombie & Fitch Linked to Hormone-Disrupting Chemicals, Says Greenpeace – But let’s not forget FAKES!
Abercrombie & Fitch, Ralph Lauren, H&M Linked to Hormone-Disrupting Chemicals, Says Greenpeace (But let’s not forget FAKES!) Abercrombie & Fitch is among 14 global brands Greenpeace is calling out for allegedly releasing hormone-disrupting chemicals—specifically nonylphenol ethoxylates—into the environment. Used as surfactants in textile production, NPEs subsequently break down to form toxic nonphenol, an endocrine disruptor […]
The original environmental brand, Sugar Cane, offers a stunning new collection of denim and work wear. Have a butchers! Sugar Cane SC12241H brown vintage wash denim work wear jacket, brown vintage wash, vintage cut work wear brown denim button front jacket/overshirt. 8oz brown denim 1910s era model. Heavy fading and staining to give realistic vintage […]
One of the biggest anticipated collaborations on the Kitmeout forum has been the potential for Hidehiko Yamane and Martin Ksohoh to unite their Evisu and Red Monkey brands in a fashion extravaganza. As we all know Martin Ksohoh spent many years working with Evisu before launching the Red Monkey Company brand, so the history and […]
Here’s a sneak peek at the Red Monkey Company & MKWS new T-Shirt Collections. The new styles include a “Pray for Japan” Special Charitable edition.
As some of you may or may not know, Donwan Harrell is the Head Designer/Creative Director at PRPS since the company was founded. We put together a special video exclusively for you, to show how PRPS started and also bring to light an inspiring story of a creative genius with a dream and the sacrifice […]
Here we take a butchers at the Ozzie brand, Zoologie Autumn/Winter 2011. Have to love the name! The ZOOLOGIE! Story So Far… Well, we have been going for 3 years now and its been quite a journey. Our aim when we started was to build a long lasting independent company dedicated to quality and craftsmanship. […]
Here’s the latest campaign by Blanco, the Spanish brand on the rise. Worth a quick butchers. Blanco sound like a brand that should be outfitting the current England Team! And this is their marketing mumble: “At Blanco they like the freedom to dream that fashion offers. Therefore, each season they work to provide their customers […]
Here Fred Perry optimise their legitimate Ska roots and continue their relationship with the mighty SPECIALS! Following the 2009 collection, FRED PERRY revisit the The Specials colab. The two styles will be released prior to the band’s 2011 European tour, the band’s belief that “black and white unite (a fusion of black and white),” a […]
Red Wing Shoes Amsterdam is excited to announce it will soon open its online Red Wing Shoes Store. This September, to be more precise. The store is going to stock a unique, broad range of Red Wing Heritage shoes, as well as a truly one of a kind range of accessories. Some of the brands […]
The Guardian reports: “Luxury and sustainability are two words you may not particularly expect to find in the same sentence. You may even think they are antithetical concepts.” But this is just what innovative NOHARM brand has been doing for the past 6 years. Looks like the traditional old brands are starting to get the […]
So are we really surprised to hear that BRIONI is shelfing its womenswear line. WWD report that Brioni’s manufacturing plant in Italy, which was dedicated to the production of the brand’s womenswear collections, will be shut down in September. There’s been a lot of talk on Kitmeout over the years regarding the need for brands […]
Now both West Ham and Millwall are playing in the Npower Championship league and in anticipation of the one and only Eastend Derby we thought a quick butchers at the 2011/12 kits was in order. The Lions home kit is traditional blue with a white collar and is sponsored by Racing. The Hammers home kit […]
Togged is offering a stunning collection of IJIN Material Jeans and Tops at an incredible 50% OFF. Take a butchers CLICK HERE
Blackbarrett is made to exceed the boundaries set by traditional design through the use of denim together with knits. Also known as Barrett’s Japanese Line of clothing, Black Barrett includes dyed denims that leave a good style impression and is suitable for men looking for something unique. Mote sinabel art director working on a broad […]
WTAPS philosophy is built on a strong foundation of dynamic craftsmanship. In the Autumn/Winter ‘Way of Life’ Collection they stay true to their philosophy and offer a solid range of range of jackets, shirts, pants and accessories.
We’re big Smithy fans here at Kitmeout and are always looking for an opportunity to shout about the good old British brand! For Spring Summer 2012 the mainline collection has a minimal and classic aesthetic, drawing inspiration from traditional workwear but reinterpreted to create modern, elegant shapes. The colour palette is inspired by a singular […]
As we enter the new football season we thought it would be worth taking a butchers at a few football pieces by Bangers & Mash. Here the brand offer a football themed belt and wallet. Both available at Togged. The Wallet: Printed footballs on canvas applied over leather. Holds 3 credit cards. Coin pouch stud […]